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Meetings and Events


UNECE Energy Week: "Investing in Energy Security" including 16th Session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy and 1st Session of the Ad Hoc Group of Experts on Cleaner Electricity Production from Coal and Other Fossil Fuels

26 - 30 November 2007

Presentations

28 November | 29 November | 30 November

SPECIAL SESSION: INVESTING IN AND FINANCING THE HYDROCARBON SECTOR TO ENHANCE GLOBAL ENERGY SECURITY (continued)

Agenda Item

Title

Speaker

Items 1 & 2

Introduction, Adoption of Agenda and Election of Officers

George KOWALSKI, Director, Sustainable Energy Division

Item 5

Investment in Electricity in the UNECE Region and Conclusions of Forum on Fostering Investment in Cleaner Electricity Production From Fossil Fuels held on 27 November

Sead VILOGORAC, Former Secretary, Ad Hoc Group of Experts on Cleaner Electricity Production from Coal & Other Fossil Fuels


Item 6


Overview of the Fifteenth Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-15), including UNECE input and cooperation with UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy


Chairman

Item 11(a) part: Cooperation and Coordination with other Bodies: Sectoral Committees (ECE/ENERGY/2007/7)

Overview ofthe Sixth Ministerial Conference "Environment for Europe", Belgrade , 10-12 October 2007 , and Cooperation with UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy (ECE/ENERGY/2007/5, ECE/ENERGY/2007/6, and ECE/BELGRADE.CONF/2007/23)

Kaj BARLUND, Director, Environment, Housing and Land Management Division


Item 11(b) part:
Cooperation and Coordination with IGOs, NGOs and the business community


(i) International Atomic Energy Agency

    Presentation Notes


IAEA (Ferenc TOTH)

(ii) International Energy Agency

IEA (Ralph SIMS)

Item 8

UNECE Regional Advisory Services Programme in the Field of Energy during 2005-2007, including feedback from Committee on future activities to be undertaken by the Regional Advisory Programme in Energy (ECE/ENERGY/2007/3)

Evgeniy NADEZHDIN, Former Regional Adviser for Energy

 

Strengthening Cooperation for Rational and Efficient use of Water and Energy Resources in Central Asia-SPECA project realization problems

Georgy PETROV, Head, Power Laboratory Institute of Water Problems, Academy of Sciences, Tajikistan

 


Coal resources and prospects (Kyrgyzstan)
(presentations related to CAPACT Project)


Ularbek MATEEV
, Adviser
Energy and Fuel Resources
Ministry of Industry


Item 11:
Cooperation and
Coordination with other Bodies

 


Overview of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA) initiative of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)


Thomas JOHANSSON
, Co-Chair, GEA Executive Committee and Professor of Energy Systems Analysis and Director, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), University of Lund, Sweden

Item 11(a)   SPECIAL SESSION “BIOFUELS – A REALITY CHECK"

 

Session Chairman: Ron STEENBLIK, Research Director, Global Subsidies Initiative (a programme of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

 

 

Panellists:

 

 

Lucas ASSUNCAO, Chief, Biodiversity and Climate Change Section, UNCTAD / The Biofuels Initiative of UNCTAD
The Emerging Biofuels Market: Trade and Development Implications

 

 

Boyan KAVALOV, Technical Project Officer, Joint Research Center (JRC) Institute for Energy, European Commission

 

 

Christopher PRINS, Chief, UNECE/FAO Timber Section, Trade and Timber Division, UNECE
The contribution of Wood to Biomass Energy

 

 

Ralph SIMS, Renewable Energy Unit, International Energy Agency
Biomass and Bioenergy Potentials

 

Item 11: Cooperation and Coordination with other Bodies continued

 

Outcome of the Joint UNEP and UNECE Expert Meeting on Energy Subsidies, Geneva, 15-16 November and Cooperation with the Committee
on Environmental Policy on Reforming Energy Pricing and Subsidies

Fulai SHENG , Economics and Trade Branch, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, United Nations Environment Programme and Charlotte GRIFFITHS, Former Secretary,
Committee on Sustainable Energy


Item 11:
Cooperation and Coordination with other Bodies continued

(a) Sectoral Committees of
the Commission

 


(i) Cooperation with the Timber Committee on Wood and Energy


Christopher PRINS

(ii) Cooperation with the Committee on Environmental Policy and the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention)

Fiona MARSHALL, Aarhus Convention, UNECE Environment,
Housing and Land Management Division

(iii) Cooperation with the Committee on Environmental Policy on CSD-14 and CSD-15 and “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference, Belgrade,
10-12 October 2007

Discussed under Agenda Item 6

(b) Other intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and the business community

i) World Energy Council

Slav SLAVOV, WEC

ii) Others

 


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